error messages installing .deb file

Scott Kitterman ubuntu at
Wed Jan 10 12:01:18 UTC 2007

On Wednesday 10 January 2007 05:53, MICHAEL WEAVER wrote:
> Hi!
> Someone told me how to install .deb packages off-line using the sudo
> dpkg but you are right about some people assuming everyone is connected
> to the Internet which is why everyone just seems to get pointed in the
> direction of the Ubuntu Repos.
> Now I have run all the packages where does Ubuntu put the executeable
> file for Network Manager?
> I looked under the Administration but could only find Network tools and
> network settings I think so it was either there all the time or it is
> well hidden or I didn't need to install the packages as it was there by
> default.
> I am running Ubuntu Edgy.

network-manager is a command line program.

The gui is yet another package.  I run Kubuntu where the gui is called 
knetworkmanager.  I believe that for Ubuntu you want network-manager-gnome.

Scott K

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